Every day Roots & Shoots groups are taking action to improve their local environments, and make the world a better place for people and animals.
March 22, 2013
New York City has been an amazing place for Roots & Shoots with so many people dedicated improving their communities through projects that benefit people, animals and the environment. This year, through Roots & Shoots efforts using service learning in NYC classrooms, many young people are involved in projects that are helping them apply what they are learning in their lessons to a real-life issue in their community. Read on to learn about just a few of these efforts.
Each month, a group with outstanding and creative projects is recognized as the Group of the Month. For February 2013, we celebrate Cornwall Consolidated School R&S. We caught up with Group Leader Tricia to learn more about what this group is doing to make positive changes happen for people, animals, and the environment!
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Each month, a group with outstanding and creative projects is recognized as the Group of the Month. For January 2013, we celebrate SCVi Roots and Shoots. We caught up with the Group Leaders Brandy and Cora to learn more about what this group is doing to make positive changes happen for people, animals, and the environment!
New year’s always bring new beginnings and fresh starts. With the beginning of 2013, a fresh group of young leaders join the National Youth Leadership Council. Hailing from cities across the United States, this group of elite young leaders will participate in an in-depth leadership training program, and offer their youth voice to the Jane Goodall Institute for the ongoing development of the Roots & Shoots program.
This New Year’s Day, Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots is going places – riding down Colorado Boulevard in the world famous Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.
Because of the Roots & Shoots groups’ huge commitment to sustainability and improving communities, Jane Goodall has invited three young Roots & Shoots leaders from Southern California to join her in her carriage as she rides in the Rose Parade as this year’s Grand Marshal. The three honored individuals are:
This New Year's Day as you're watching the Tournament of Roses® festivities, remember Dr. Jane’s inspirational message that everyone can make a difference, and think about what you can do.
Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program, has some great ideas about how you can make the world a more sustainable place—for people, animals and the environment.
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Ever wonder what members of the Roots & Shoots National Youth Leadership Council are up to? Exciting things!
This month, three inspiring and accomplished Youth Leaders spoke about their community work and represented Roots & Shoots at conferences and events in New York City, Sacramento, and the San Francisco Bay Area.